Systems Administrator with Security Clearance


Paragon Cyber Solutions

Essential Functions Perform Microsoft 2003/2008/2016 systems administrator duties for a complex virtual enclave computing environment. Analyze, log, track and resolve complex software/hardware anomalies pertaining to networking connectivity, printers, servers, and applications to meet mission needs. Coordinate hardware/software installations and upgrades to ensure work is properly performed in accordance with company/Space Force policy. Coordinate and monitor troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose common system problems; documents system events to ensure continuous functioning. Recommend course of action and implement as approved. Perform system backups and standard administrator duties. Interface with all levels of Space Force, Department of Defense, Eastern Range customers and management. Review system logs for vulnerability and optimization. Conduct Information Assurance Assessments. Perform other duties as assigned. Required Skills Ability to analyze, provide and implement solutions for, and document, hardware and software problems. Ability to work in a fluid environment with excellent verbal, written, and organizational skills. Ability to interface with all levels of personnel in a diverse, team-oriented environment. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with employees and the public. Ability to meet deadlines under critical time and cost constraints . Required Experience
BS degree in an associated discipline, (Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering) or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum of two (2) years’ experience with system administration and related Information Systems, Computer/Network Security. Experience troubleshooting problems in a large complex environment. Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server 2003/2008/2016 systems administration and networking. Working Knowledge of Windows 2000, NT, XP, Win 7, and Win 10. Knowledge of the following:
San technology – storage – switches – Fiber channel and iSCSI VMWare Data Center Virtualization technology Red Hat Linux 5 and its CLI Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) Virtual Address Extended (VAX) Model 3800 computers and DEC Model 550 terminal server. DEC VAX/Virtual Memory System (VMS) operating system (version 6.1). Fortran 77 American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII) files Basic Cisco IOS commands Experience with installing, configuring and troubleshooting O/S and server applications such as IIS, SharePoint, and MS SQL server, preferred Unix system administration experience, preferred Knowledge of data communications protocols (TCP/IP); principles and practices of security implementation in the areas of data communications and information systems; PKI, data encryption, and encryption equipment, Firewalls; Air Force, and Department of Defense security regulations, and perimeter protection, preferred Familiar with Information Technology on the eastern range; networks, servers, PCs, network interfaces, security concerns and postures, preferred Additional Eligibility Qualifications DoD 8570 Certification (Security+ CE or CISSP or CASP), or ability to obtain and maintain certification within six months of employment Some local travel may be required to meet critical operational schedules The flexibility to work frequent non-duty hours or on weekends/holidays to support specific project or mission requirements Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret Security Clearance, which includes U.S. citizenship or U.S. naturalization Valid U.S. Driver’s License

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